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November 2022

November 1, 2022
Since 1962, The Moles – an association of individuals engaged in heavy construction –has hosted an Annual Students Day, when junior engineering students from New York and New Jersey are invited to join them in a tour of a major area construction project. 

October 2022

October 21, 2022
A professor of engineering leads an effort to digitalize New Jersey communities to predict flooding and gauge storm damage risk The forecast calls for a foot of rain. Floodwater will submerge roads and ruin structures. The question is which roads and structures. While flood maps have provided some answers, surveys are laborious and expensive, so they rarely have all the data needed. Surveyors fix a few point elevations and estimate the rest. Updates are infrequent. Structural elements are generally ignored.

June 2022

June 22, 2022
The system analyzes video footage to detect illegal pedestrian activity and deliver data to help reduce preventable train strikes A pair of Rutgers engineers have developed a tool aided by artificial intelligence to detect trespassing on railroad crossings and curb fatalities that have been increasing over the past decade.

May 2022

May 5, 2022
The Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prizes are awarded to ASCE members for notable achievements in research related to civil engineering. Dr. Hao Wang was recognized by ASCE with a Huber Prize this year for his innovative research developing sustainable, durable, resilient, and smart pavement systems. Dr. Hao Wang, an Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rutgers University and an affiliated researcher at CAIT, was selected by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) to receive a 2022 Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize. 

April 2022

April 26, 2022
SoE Team Publishes Study Comparing Rain Garden Drainage Alternatives  

February 2022

February 2, 2022
CEE alumnus Robert Kudenchak, MBA, LEED AP BD+C, CHST, STSC received the Building Design + Construction Media Top 40 under 40 award. The award is given to Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Industry stars who are making their mark in business, philanthropy, and in their communities.

January 2022

January 20, 2022
New Center of Excellence to assess crowd threats and solutions to help keep people safe Rutgers University is a member of the consortium of 10 universities led by Northeastern University that was recently appointed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to combat soft target terrorist and criminal attacks on schools, hospitals, shopping malls, and sports arenas.

December 2021

December 20, 2021
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering industry advisory board member and School of Engineering alumnus Andrew Ciancia was recently certified as a Diplomat, Geotechnical Engineering (D.GE) by the Academy of Geo-professionals. Ciancia is chairman of the board of Langan Engineering, Environmental, Surveying, Landscape Architecture, and Geology, a premier provider of integrated land development engineering and environmental consulting services. Ciancia holds bachelor's and master's degrees in civil engineering from Rutgers.

November 2021

November 17, 2021
At the American Council of Engineering Companies of New Jersey’s (ACECNJ) 50th Annual Engineering Excellence Awards Banquet in July, Department of Civil Engineering professor and chair Nenad Gucunski was recognized as the 2021 Educator of the Year.   The award honors educators in engineering who have both positively impacted the profession by inspiring the next generation of engineers and who also, as professors or administrators in New Jersey engineering schools, are leaders in the field.  
November 16, 2021
According to civil and environmental engineering professor Monica Mazurek, New Jersey commuters driving into Manhattan are only part of the problem when it comes to addressing traffic congestion and air polution in New York City and the metropolitan region.  In a November 2, 2021 op-ed in the New Jersey Star-Ledger, Mazurek addresses the approach policymakers have turned to since 2007 of raising tolls and restricting roadway access to help reduce traffic congestion and air pollution in New York City, and yet both problems continue to impact the metropolitan region.

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